Google Earth Android Update Brings Custom Map Views, KML Files


Google has rolled out a new update to their Android Google Earth application for mobile devices this week which has brought with it a number of new features, including support to now view custom maps.

The Google Earth custom maps features that allows you to view KML files, is extremely powerful and has now been added to mobile devices in Google Earth 6.2 for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.

Google Earth 6.2

“For Google Earth for Android users, we’ve also added a new “Share” feature, which allows you to share a screenshot of your current view with people in your Google+ circles, via Gmail, or on other applications. Now you can share your favorite places with friends and family from your desktop computer, mobile phone or tablet. And, if you follow the Google Earth +Page, you can see what others are sharing and discover new locations around the world.”

The Google Earth 6.2 update is now available to download from Google Play and provides easy viewing of any MKL files you might come across when surfing the web. Google also revealed that an iOS update for Google Earth is also currently being processed and will be arriving shortly in the iTunes App Store.

Source: Google